Draymond Green fined $50k for tampering

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green was hit with a $50,000 fine for “tampering.” The cause of said fine stemmed from comments Green made on a recent appearance on Inside The NBA in regards to Devin Booker. Green would say of the budding young star, to “get my man out of Phoenix” and that his current locale “was not good for his career.” We have been rightfully critical of the NBA’s inconsistent enforcement of tampering rules but Green made it easy for the goofs at the League office by basically…

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Draymond Green says Warriors would have bested Raptors with healthy KD

In an appearance on the All the Smoke show with former NBAers Matt Barnes and Stephen Jackson, Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green said that had Kevin Durant been healthy, the Toronto Raptors “wouldn’t have stood a chance” in the NBA Finals. He said the first quarter of Game 5 of the Finals, the only one that Durant played in before snapping his Achilles’ tendon, confirmed this to him. “Once we got Kevin, we were f–king unstoppable. Even losing last year, Kevin don’t get hurt—you seen the game he came…

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Warriors trade D’Angelo Russell to Timberwolves

Since the day he was acquired in the Kevin Durant sign-and-trade, the clock has been ticking on D’Angelo Russell’s time with the Golden State Warriors. With the trade deadline looming it appears the proverbial clock on Russell’s time in the Bay Area has finally struck midnight. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Golden State has sent the guard to the Minnesota Timberwolves in exchange for Andrew Wiggins. Here is a breakdown of the swap: Golden State receives: Andrew Wiggins a 2021 protected first round pick a 2022 second round pick Minnesota…

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Golden State keeping an eye on the Karl-Anthony Towns situation in Minnesota

According to The Athletic’s Ethan Strauss, at the D-League showcase, several NBA execs indicated Karl-Anthony Towns is “unhappy” with the current state of the 11-20, 13th in the Western Conference Minnesota Timberwolves. Strauss also reports the Timberwolves would be interested in acquiring Russell to pair with Towns via trade ( the two are close friends and there were rumblings of Russell going to Minnesota this past offseason). The Warriors, apparently, have envisioned a different trade scenario with the Wolves. Unhappy as Towns may or may not be in Minnesota, the…

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Eric Paschall to miss Jazz game

Golden State Warriors forward Eric Paschall will miss the team’s Friday game against the Utah Jazz with left hip soreness, per Kerith Burke. The 2019 41st overall pick has been a pleasant surprise for the Warriors this season, averaging 16.1 points, 5.0 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game.

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Eric Pascall out for Thunder game

Golden State Warriors forward Eric Pascall will miss the team’s Saturday night game against the Oklahoma City Thunder with a hip contusion. The 41st overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft has been a pleasant surprise, averaging 16.4 points, 4.2 rebounds and 1.6 per game, including a 36-point outburst in the Warriors’ 127-118 win over the Portland Trail Blazers.

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Stephen Curry breaks bone in left hand

The hits just keep on coming for the former champion Golden State Warriors. Injuries and departures have completely reformed the previous kings of the NBA. Adding D’Angelo Russell could help somewhat, but they have looked , more oft than not, far from a team that will be playing past the last day of the regular season, much less in May and June. The team got a vibranium toed kick in the junk at with 8:31 to go in the third quarter when Stephen Curry collided with Suns center Aaron Baynes…

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